College of Health and Science

Pre-Genetic Counseling

Students intending to apply to a genetic counseling graduate program would be best prepared by completing a Biology B.S., Biology B.A., or a Biochemistry B.S..

These are generally required courses for entry into a genetic counseling graduate program. 1
Biology with lab (1 year)
General Biology I (4)
General Biology II (4)
Chemistry with lab (1 year)
General Chemistry I (4)
General Chemistry II (4)
Other required courses
Genetics (4)
Cell Biology (4)
Biochemistry I (4)
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
Introduction to Psychology (4)
Additional recommended courses
Organic Chemistry I (4)